Northern Bushcraft

Hen Of The Woods

  • fruiting body is up to 60 cm broad, consists of many small, overlapping caps that are creamy brown, becoming dull white/grey in age.
  • caps have a porous underside consisting of tubes that are white, becoming yellowish in age.
  • fruiting body is attached to the ground with a short, thick, white stem.
  • grows alone on the ground, usually in association with mature hardwoods.
  • appears in late summer or fall.
  • taste is pleasant, odor is mild; cook before eating.
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